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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 13, 1930, Mason City, Iowa North Iowas DAILY PAPER ttdited for the Home VOL XXXVI FIVE CENTS PER COP1T ASSOCIATED PKESS LEASED WIRE SEKVICJE MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY MAY 13 1930 HOME EDITION H UNITED PRESS AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS SUPPLEMENTAL HEKV1UE NO 185 Wets Drys in Prohibition Certain to Be Issue Says Stewart By CHARLES 1 STEWAKT A S H I N G T O N May Con gressman James M Beck told the house of repre sentatives the other ciay No drte can say with any certainty w h o the next presi dent will be and the maa is blind who cannot see that with the disrupt ion or both parties on the prohibition issue any result is possible Resides havin Jill V Jllg been called by the late Chief Jus lice Taft the greatest constitutional lawyer in the country Representa tive Beck is a Philadelphia wet to be sure Hosvever there are drys who consider the prohibition issue just as urgent as the Pcnnsylv nnians considers it For instance Senator Wesley L Jones of Washington who recently riecanded an extra session of con gress to hurry up more dry legis lation was author of the Jones fiveandten law as his name at tached to the statute testifies TN short wets and dry are in agree A mcnt that something ought to be done about prohibition right speed ily Or rather the wets insist that something out to be undone while the clrys are equally insistent that a great deal more ought to he done than congress has done already The main difficulty is that the wets are at odds as to the best method of setting about to moisten the nation the drys are similarly split over the question as to the most promising means of increas ing its aridity In tliis dilemma it would be an immense help to one side or the other and it might help both by giving them a definite subject to GAsr Jurors Rushed With Farm Work Case Will Start Monday DECORAH May 13 un til the corn has been planted in Winneshiek county will the trial of Mr and Mrs Walter Casten charged with poisoning their daugh ter Romelda 14 start The case was docketed for yes terday but Judge H E Taylor said that jurors should not bo takbn from their fields during the rush period of corn planting Heavy nuns have made the corn season back ward and the judge set the case for next Monday morning believing that the planting would be over then The grand jury was empaneled and probate work taken up which will be the principal work during this week SLAYER hi V Forces Take City Blaine Spars WithMBride on Prohibition WASHINGTON May 13 The senate lobby investigators forged ahead today in their determ ination lo record how where and Government Officials Call Special Meeting in Crisis MAHATMA GANDHIS Sholapur legions today seized that city of 119581 population and swiftly brot upon themselves a state of martial law with investiture of the city by government troops The natives set up swaraj selfgovernment in de fiance of British dominion Tne Bombay government sum moned a special session at Mahaba leshwar summer capital to deal with the extraordinary crisis While Dr Sarojiui Naudi and Manilal Gandhi prepared to launch salt raids on government depots Abbas Tyabji Gandhis successor who Dr Naudi succeeded and num erous other leaders were sentenced to terms of imprisonment ranging from six months in Tyabjis ease to three years of rigorous servitude in that of other disturbers A general hardening of the gov ernments attitude on all sides was evident today MARTIAL LAW 4 sHbLAPtm Government troops today took con trol of Sholapur under proclamation of martial law to suppress an at tempt at self government by the native populace The troops proceeded to invest he city Strong reinforcements ar rived to support the military com nands already on the scene The civil disobedience leaders seized control of the city in the face of determined efforts by the troops and polic to subdue their activities Government Alarmed This city of 119581 population he scene last week of deadly con flict between the incensed follow ers oC the imprisoned Mahatma andhi and the authorities passed out of the governments control when the native disturbers repulsed the efforts of police and troops to put down their activities Casual ies of several hundred including a score killed resulted The Bombay government was summoned today to a special meet ing by Sir Frederick Sykcs gover nor of the Bombay presidency All Appeal of Huckins Filed With Court DES MOINES May 13 Attorneys for George ID Huckins made formal appeal from his in determinate sentence of seven years for cheating by fraud with the clerk of the state supreme court yesterday Huckins is alleged to have conducted a business scheme which paid investors from 26 to 52 per cent dividends AUNT MET By Robert Quillen examining F Scott McBride on its correspondence and his per sonal views Testifying for the third clay the league superintendent faced a per fiatent yuestioner in Elaine of Wjs consin the only antiprohibitionist on the committee McBride told the committee he did not care to answer further ques tions concerning his previous asser tion that the league was born of God Blame Not So Sure Last week he had taken the posi tion that his organization was of divine origin Blaine disputed his contention The Wisconsin republican asked McBride today if he still believed in the divine right of kings dont care to answer that Mc Bride replied Every cruel and wicked tyrant in the past has always claimed to be the instrument of God Blaine com mented I dont know that and I dont think you do either the witness rejoined only to have the senator come IIKCK 1 do knpw as a matter of history that those who justified burning at the stake and wicked inquisitions justified them on the ground that they the instrument of God and even prayers precedec their actions Chairman Caraway of the com mittee Interjected that the com mittee was not interested in person al opinions and the subject was dropped Would Call Author Taking a new tack Blaine de manded the committee summon Jus tin Steuart author of a book on Wayne B Wheeler former head of the AntiSaloon league to ascertain the extent of Wheelers dry activi ties No immediate action was taken The Wisconsinwet referred to the 1922 and 1926 prohibition referenda in Illinois saying the league had not been very effective in preventing drys from voting We are not interested in whether the people think more of beer than the constitution Senator Caraway remarked Answering a question by Caraway s lo what appeal was made to drys not to vote in the Illinois referenda IcBride said Our appeal was a question of vhy should we run for a train when ve were already on board I licai folks say it aint natural for a wife to act like Bills rlocs hut it aint unusual Mistletoe and fleas live like that New Hampton Residents Re ceive Fractured Skulls NEW HAMPTON May son Waltz is not expected to live and his brother William both of whom wcre injured in an auto crash on No 59 near here Sunday in which six persons were hurt is given an even chance for life A Ford roadster beingdriven by Roy Bartz was turning into the driveway of W F A Rabe farm when a Ford tudor sedan driven by E L Groncr of Elma hit it broadside William and Judson Waltz William Uabe and Millard Simpson were riding with Bartz They all reside souih of New Hampton Myrna Kelly and Ger trude Casey both of Elma were in the Groner car The Kelly girl was dismissed from the hospital Sunday noon Both brothers received fractured skulls and Grnncr received a broken knee Both cars were badly wrecked Capone Files Answer to States Effort to Padlock Estate MIAMI Fla May 13 phonsc Capones answer to a siiit seeking to pidlocU his Palm Is land home was filed by his attor neys shortly before last midnight when the 10 day period allowed by Judge Paul D Barnes for answer ing the slates amended pica ex piicd HAIL AND RAIN HIT SJJOTOEST Eight Counties Swept by Storm Vegetation Is Damaged OKLAHOMA CIT5 Okla Maj 13 storms and torrentia rains doing great damage to crops have accompanied devastatin winds into parts of the southwest Eight counties of northwester Oklahoma were swept by ha storms last night Leaves wer stripped from tvees livestock wa injured and homes were damaged From Alcdo Tex early toda came word of probable damage o more than 550000 caused by win of cyclonic velocity High water also is causing alarn near Fort Worth Tex Iowa Senator Should Be for Agriculture Dickinson Assert May 13 I should send a mail to th senate who will represent agricu lure and not eastern Industrie Congressman L J Dickinson cai dictate for the republican nomim lion for senator said in an addres today The new Iowa senator will be i a position lo do much for the fed eral farm board if he desires Dick inson said He reiterated his support of the board and charged that Gov John Hammill one of his op ponents has not announced his po sition SLAIN DES MOINES GIRL Norwegian Explorer Had Planned Another Polar Journey OSLO Nonvay May 13 Fredtjof Nanscn famous ex plorer and humanitarian died here today Dr Nanscn was 38 He was widely known MS an Arctic explorer zoo logist diplomat humanitarian and author He recently started new plans to make a dash to the North pole next year in the dirigible Graf Zeppelin Dr Nansen had been planning to nakc his north pole trip this year jut because of the unfavorable economic situation and the impos sibility of concluding insurance ar for 1030 the project was cancelled with every expecta tion of making it in 1031 The famous explorer who made several trips to the Arctic the most noted being the Fram1 expedition 1893 also gave much of his liCc lo relief work after the World war being particularly interested in ef forts to establish an Armenian na tional homeland 1 AssociatedPress Photo Police nnd stale agents are searchine for the man who assaulted and killcrl Evelyn Lee fl above Mny 10 The girls hndy was fount Monday in si clump of bushes on Hie outskirts of Dos fllninos He was widely known in the United States where he frequently Paris Flyer Spans Ocean With Airmail RIO JANEIRO May 13 Bringing with them the first trans Atlantic airmail to South America Jean Merrooz French aviator ami two companioiis landed at oclock a m C S T today at Natal near the northeastern tip of Llie continent The landing completed a flight of about 1700 miles from St Louis Senegal which is near the far east ern tip of Africa It took 21 hours and 12 minutes more than an hour longer than the aviators had expect ed would be necessary Trip Not Easy The plane a postal hydroair plftnc icft Perpigranan France May 2 for St Louis When depart ing at noon yesterday for Natal it picked up airmail which had been trot Saturday night from Paris by plane and took it across the Atlan tic This lap of the EuropeSouth America airmail heretofore has been made in fast destroyers All was not easy flying Cor the The firstpart oE its trip was easy but once near the middle of he journey the aviators radioed that the cabin of their plane was nearly filled with rain which fcl during a storm thru which they had just passed Three Men Aboard They passed over Fernando Noronha where there is a Brazilia penal colony at oclock p m SUSPECTS HELD KILLING OF L Center Hunt on Man WHo Had Molested School Children DES MOINES May 13 Inten siv city e search continued today by and county law enforcing agencies for the slayer of Evelyn leetUTSH ormiore if When ue outlined his plans for the north pole flight which was being sponsored by the AeroArctic so ciety SENATORS FIRE TREATY QUERIES Stimson Insists Pact Was Best That Could Be Obtained WASHINGTON May 13 acing smilingly the first salvo of senate opp9sition to the London naval treaty Secretary Simson again assured the foreign relations committee today that the pact not only was a fair settlement but the best that could be negotiated un ler present world conditions BritishAmerican parity had a major place in the days session Committee members manifested a particular desire to know whether treaty negotiated by Mr Stim son and his colleagues really places the American and British fleets on an equal basis The secretary In sisted stoutly that it does Senator Swanson democrat Vir ginia interposed the first question He asked if the American delega tion considered the war power of the fleets or Ihe commercial pro tection We took the two fleets Stim son answered and estimated their substantial combat powers Was any consideration given as to whether parity gave ample pro tection to the commerce of the United States persisted Swanson Senator Robinson democrat Arkansas one of the American dele gates remarked that proteclion of commerce was inseperable from other Clements of naval warfare anr therefore was necessarily consid ered Stimson agreed Senator Robinson republican In diana wanted to know if Greal Britain would not have an advan tnge by converting her great fleel of commercial ships into fighting craft It was absolutely impossible tr measure the potential wartime strength of commercial vessels Stimson said LUMBER TURNS OUT TO BE BIG LOAD OF LIQUOR CHICAGO May 33 PI A car oad of lumber was seized by ederal prohibition agents in the llinois Central freight yards yes terday and found to contain gcnu ne whiskey with a bootleg value f Information on which the sciyuer vas made was obtained the agents said in recent raids on the Cotton club a cabaret in Cicero owned by Ralph Capone The cargo consisted of 18000 nts of G and W Bourbon Indian ill and Old Crow whiskies orig nnlly distilled in America It had oeen exported to Canada bottled and stamped and reexported to the Bimini islands From Bimini it was smuggled to the Florida main land the agents said and loaded on the freight car at Jacksonville The car was consigned to the Racine Lumber company hut no such firm is listed in the city di rectory It stood on a siding two days without being called for Agents said an intricate system of routing had been employed in an effort to avert suspicion Even as it stood on the Illinois Central siding orders were re ceived from Florida to have it switched to the Baltimore and Ohio yards The seizure prevented this transfer which said was a final strategy by Us shippers to Monday C S T but needed nearl two hours and a half to negotiate Hearings in Illinois Cam paign to Be Opened in Windy City WASHINGTON May IX Convinced that an early investiga lion of expenditures in the recent Illinois republican primary is advis able the senate campaign funds committee plans to go to Chicago for hearings as soon as the situa tion at the capital will permit its absence from Washington This opportunity may arise be fore tbe end of the week Just when the hearings in Illinois will begin Chairman Nye said depends largely upon when tiie tariff bill will conic up again in the senate Nye who has just returned from a trip to Chicago has received in formation which he says indicates that more was spent in behalf of the candidates than was accounted for in their individual statements to the committee theirjourney Aboard the with are M DAtary navigatoi and M Guimie radio operator Several flyers already have flown the short southern course of 1700 miles from the Atlantic African coast to the southwestern tip of South America Lee 0 year old school girl who waa the victim of a fiendish attack Sat urday nighl Since her body was found in a wooded section on the outskirts of the city yesterday afternoon police have exerted every effort to find some clew that wouldlead to the cntification of the person who ddnaped Evelyn as she was on her home Six Arrested l Hrlensed Six men were arrested last night nd taken to headquarters for uestioning Four of them however ere released shortly after giving libis and police said they had no onclusive evidence against the ther two Police centered their hunt today on one mar who is believed to be he most likely suspect It is claimed hat he hasmolested school children southeast Des Moines scene of crime According to his mother he has been missing from his home since last Friday the night before Evelyn wna abducted Authorities are also lookingfor the owner of an autbmolillejdQ mechkni he saw machine drive I BILL TO HELP Measure Would Distribute Funds to Aid States Unemployed WASHINGTON May 13 Tne senate today transmitted to the house Lite third of the scries of Wagner bills designed to alleviate present unemployment and prevent its recurrence in the future This measure passed late yester ay would extend the activities of he labor department create a na ioual system of employment offices There were four detours on the road not counting the times we went around passenger IVuinlain Inn Tribune avoid losing authorities the liquor to federal Famed Manager of Carnivals Succumb PORTSMOUTH Ohio May IS A Bakly Poller 50 known thruoul the United Stales as a prominent manager of car nivals and tent shows and for more than a quarter of a century famil iar figure on Ihe midways died to day He was general superintend ent of the RubinCyerry shows Turner Flying One Hour Behind Lindys Mark From Los Angeles WICHITA leans May 13 Roscuc Turner flying well behind Col Charles A Lindberghs record schedule landed here at a m C S T to refuel on his one slop flight for a new speed mark be tween LOT Angelas and New York Tbe Lindberghs who flew from Glcndalc Cal to New York Raster Sunday in M hours 2 minutes and 27 seconds reached Wichita in 0 hours minutes and 10 seconds Since Turner left Los Angeles at a m C R T today lie would have been oblignd to reach hern at to equal Lindberghs lime for Ihe first lap Turner look off again for Nvv York fit n m C S T a 20minulc refueling atop 1 Will Rogers BRVRRLY FULLS Cal May by tbe papers that every night somebody break3 in to S e 11 a t o i1 of fice tci try ami Jind somothiri Wei any iirmi i h e y e v e r catch a fellow that broke into a senators of ficc the they can over trv him for is petty larceny ul1 Mre where a lot of cities are kicking on their census blaming tbe government because iliry havent Brt more people mnre Oklahoma came thru with a I gain Thats not per cent Hints people Folks male towns not numbers 1C Clrvclind Ohio keep3 thry will lose their noslofficc and county sell Yours WILL Evelyn as she was on her way home Saturday The driver offered to take her home but she shook her head the mechanic testified The girl then moved out of Slayers sight Have Questioned IS Men Twenty policemen and Sheriff Park Kindleys entire criminal di vision were working on the case today By noon they had question ed 3 men but had obtained no tangible responses that would point suspicion to any one of the grroup Des Moines newspapers started a reward fund with contribution of 5250 Within n few hours the fund had reached nd assist the stales in estahlish ng similar agencies It would authorize an appropria ion of Sl000000 for the next four fears with 75 per cent of this amount going to the states and the rmlnnce reserved for administrative xpenscs Sums would be contrib ited lo the states in amounts equal o the money which they themselves appropriate for this purpose In addition the bill would author ize the establishment of a federal advisory council to be composed of in equal number of employers and employes for the purpose of for mulating policies and discussing problems relating to unemployment and insuring impartiality and free dom from political influence in solu tion of such problems Previously the senate had ap proved two other measures by Sen ator Wagner democrat New York designed to establish a federal em ployment stabilization board lo plan long range employment program and to provide better means of col lecting unemployment statistics than are now available Creston Postmaster and Brother Indicted CRESTON May 13 Charles F Reynolds postmaster and his brother William A Rey nolds assistant postmasler Crom well were at liberty today un der bond on a joint indictment charging them with false issuance of two money orders of 75 each The indictments were returned at DCS Moines and made public here Charles Reynolds was a rural car rier for many years and recently was made postmaster His brother is a former postmaster Man Wanted in Iowa Is Held in Louisiana ORLEANS La My 13 Lamb wanted by of ficials at Davcnpori Iowa for lar ceny by trick will be returned to tin Iowa city to face the charges Denied a writ of habeas corpus Lamb claimed he was the srion of an old Iowa family and had proof he was not a fugitive from justice The petition for the writ was opposed by District Attorney Fngone Stanley who said I hat Lamb the alins Vincent J Ilyan was wanted in Davenport on complnint of the Monarch Realty company The company claims he left last Februriy with expense1 money and sliarca of the concerns capital slock IOWA WEATHER Tiirtly and somewhat unsfUlid Tursday nielli and Coolrr Tuesday in oiiNt and central por llons CnntinuPd rool ilay wilh slightly cooler in ex trrme rnsl portion LOCAL STATISTICS GlobeGazelle weather figures for 21 hour period ending at 8 oclock Tuesday morning Maximum Monday fiO Minimum in Night 17 At H A M TiHisdiiy 18 01 nf nil Inch Another day another downpour Not a rainless day in a week and only two since the first of May The body of Mondays rain occurred late in the afternoon nltho there were spits of rain at other parts oC the day and in the evening Tuesday morninu wns both clnndv nnrl chilly ;